We aren't simply living in a new geological age. We're creating it. It's called the Anthropocene. The literal meaning of the word would be "the era of man." That's our home, and it represents a mere blip of 170,000 years in geological time.
Without my Social Security check arriving on the third Wednesday of the month, I would probably be dead... and I certainly wouldn't have been able to finance my first documentary. This is a cautionary tale, about being "one bad thing away."
Telecommuting allows me to hire the best people for my team regardless of their location. This in turn gives our company a "disseminated workforce."
Not long after the smoke started seeping through the doomed boardwalk planks, Point Pleasant Boro, N.J. native Jimmy Ivins would have been there, trying to save Seaside Heights by himself if he had to.
EPA Will Limit Greenhouse Gases from US Coal Plants, reports Suzanne Goldenberg at the UK Guardian. Noting that the US can no longer afford the health...
On behalf of all Progressives, Liberals, and Democrats who live in Red States or Congressional Districts with Republican representatives, I would like to offer an extremely humble and sincere apology to the rest of America.
The Obama administration struck a forceful blow against climate change today. The Environmental Protection Agency proposed standards that will limit dangerous carbon pollution from new power plants.
Most pundits predict Gov. Chris Christie will win re-election by a landslide. But they have not factored in the election's sleeping giant: a ballot measure to raise the state's minimum wage.
Colorado's "Biblical" Flood in Line with Climate Trends reports Andrew Freedman at Climate Central. He notes that this lethal catastrophic event is c...
In the debate over President Obama's proposal to address climate change, at least one important question has been overlooked. Opponents of his plan should have to answer this: "Is it responsible to have NO limits on carbon pollution from power plants?"
Climate Change Driven Drought a Driver of Syria Conflict says veteran foreign policy consultant William Polk in The Atlantic. Like the drought that mo...
Calls for a national catastrophe fund are about bailing out fiscally irresponsible states that have set insurance prices far below costs and are now left to wonder how their state-run insurer is going to pay homeowners their insurance claims.
While volunteering during the cleanup of 9/11, 8,000 pounds of steel crushed John Feal's foot. He ended up starting the FealGood Foundation, a nonprof...
The unpredictable nature of storms like Sandy and Katrina catch communities off-guard and overwhelm existing support networks of first responders. Recovery and rebuilding takes time and a cadre of committed, full-time boots on the ground.
How can we keep remaking our coast as Global Warming keeps relentlessly coming at us? And how can we ask people who live in the heartlands of the nation, and even on the West coast, to keep paying for New Yorkers and Philadelphians to visit their favorite summer vacation spot?
From Hurricanes Sandy and Isaac, to Sandy Hook, to the Oklahoma tornadoes, the last 12 months have featured natural disasters and high-profile school tragedies. Unfortunately, it's clearer than ever that children in the United States are still not getting all the protections they deserve.